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The violent crime rate in Mississippi in 2012 was 261 per 1,000 residents, according to the FBI. Nonviolent property crimes accounted for 1,626 arrests, including 8,187 thefts, 1,457 burglaries and 612 reports of buying, selling or receiving stolen property. In a place where there are 2,991,207 residents, are you more likely to be arrested for DUI or prostitution? A lot depends on your line of work, but there were 8,174 DUI arrests and 83 prostitution arrests in Mississippi in 2014, along with 105 for vagrancy and 115 for loitering (the latter two are not considered crimes in some states). Mississippi logged 124 arrests for murder and non-negligent manslaughter while three large states: California and Texas log more than 1,000 arrests for those crimes each year while the state with the highest murder and non-negligent manslaughter rate per 1,000 residents is Louisiana, with 10.8 and similar is the District of Columbia with 13.9 per 1,000 residents. States with the lowest violent crime rates are small, like South Dakota, Wyoming, Maine, Hawaii and Vermont, each with fewer than 24 such arrests in 2012.